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223. Mary Elizabeth "Polly" WISHARD was born about 1847 in Iowa.112,116

Mary Elizabeth "Polly" WISHARD and Lyman W. SAUM were married on 23 November 1866 in Davis County, Iowa.202 Lyman W. SAUM was born on 20 November 1842 in Ohio. He died on 24 June 1909 at the age of 66 in Ft Calhoun, Washington County, Nebraska.

1850 Census. Soap Creek Twp, Davis Co, Iowa, Hh 18
David M. Soms, 33, Cooper, b. VA
Lucinda, 28, b. Ohio
Born in Ohio: Lyman, 7 (male), Augustus, 6. Minerva A., 4.
Born in Iowa: Byram L. 2. Jacob, one month old
May Bare, age 9, b. Ohio

1860 Census. Soap Creek Twp, Davis Co, Iowa, Hh 349
David Saum, 46, b. VA
Linda A., 38, b. Ohio
Children born in Ohio:
Lyman, 17 (marked as female...). Augustus, 15. Alonzo, 13.
Children born in Iowa:
Byron, 11. Jacob, 9. Lenora, 4. Charles 2. James D. two months old

1870 Census. Ft Calhoun, Washington Co, NE, Hh 112
Living with the family of Lafayette and Mary Shipley:
Lyman Saum, 27, farm labor, b. Ohio
Byron Saum, 22, teaching school, b. Iowa
Where was wife and daughters?

1880 Census. Ft Calhoun, Washington Co, NE, Hh
Lyman Saum, 39, b. Ohio
Mary, 30, wife, b. Iowa (second wife - Mary Wilson Fisher)
Minnie Fisher, 11, stepdaughter, b. Iowa, father b. MD
Augustus A. Saum, 5, son, b. Nebraska
Wilmot, son, 3 months - born in March, b. Nebraska
William Whittaker, 40, Farm Hand, b. Ohio
William Wilson, 56, Father-in-law, b. KY